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What these five celebrities could teach fintech entrepreneurs about M&A

By at July 28, 2015 | 3:59 pm | 0 Comment

What these five celebrities could teach fintech entrepreneurs about M&A

Originally Posted by The Tally J K Rowling: Develop your story from the beginning The story of how you built the business will be as important as its financial value to a buyer. From the beginning, choose your characters, make clear choices and learn from mistakes.... Read more »

Blog , General , London

How to find a techie co-founder for your startup

By at July 28, 2015 | 3:40 pm | 0 Comment

How to find a techie co-founder for your startup

Original post by DAMIANO RAMAZZOTTI, Venture Beat  I’m not a tech guy, but even before I knew what a startup was I wanted to make one. Finding tech co-founders has been the biggest challenge for me in building one. Over the course of three years, I’ve made... Read more »

Blog , London , Startup

6 ways to use social media to help land a new job

By at July 27, 2015 | 3:30 pm | 0 Comment

6 ways to use social media to help land a new job

Original post by citifmonline Can’t understand why your postings on Monster or CareerBuilder are not enough to get you the job of your dreams? You probably need to include social media in your job-hunting process. Forbes reports that 92 percent of companies use social... Read more »

Blog , London , Social media

How To Find A Co-Founder For Your Startup

By at July 23, 2015 | 2:18 pm | 0 Comment

How To Find A Co-Founder For Your Startup

Original post by George Deeb, Forbes Often times, a startup entrepreneur has a good business idea, but doesn’t know how to build the product. Or, the entrepreneur has deep technology skills, but is lacking in business skills.  In many cases, these entrepreneurs are... Read more »

Blog , General , London , Startup

3 Ways to Use Social Media to Recruit Better Tech Talent

By at July 14, 2015 | 12:20 pm | 0 Comment

3 Ways to Use Social Media to Recruit Better Tech Talent

Original post by Sharon Florentine via CIO A whopping 93 percent of the 1,855 recruiting pros surveyed inJobvite's 2014 Social Recruiting Survey use or plan to use social media in their recruiting efforts. The reason why is simple and powerful. According to... Read more »

Barcelona , Blog , Job Fair , Social media

8 Tips for Hiring the Right Person for the Job

By at July 8, 2015 | 12:00 pm | 0 Comment

8 Tips for Hiring the Right Person for the Job

Original post by Brittney Helmrich via Business News Daily No matter what kind of business you run, it's important that you have quality employees to help your company run and grow. But finding the right employees can be taxing and more difficult than you think. To... Read more »

Blog , Hiring , Jobs

When Will European Fintech Startups Grow Up?

By at July 7, 2015 | 11:01 am | 0 Comment

When Will European Fintech Startups Grow Up?

Original post by Daniel Lowther via TC Fintech, the home of the fabled unicorn, is hot. There are now 36 fintech unicorns in the wild, which is up 25 from 11 over the last year. This staggering growth is a reflection of the hype around fintech, where a plethora of... Read more »

Blog , London , Startups

London FinTech startup Currency Cloud raises $18m series C funding from Rakuten, Sapphire Ventures and other investors

By at July 1, 2015 | 11:12 am | 0 Comment

London FinTech startup Currency Cloud raises $18m series C funding from Rakuten, Sapphire Ventures and other investors

Original post by Lynsey Barber via CityA.M One of London’s FinTech stars has landed a new round of funding as investors scramble for a piece of London’s booming financial technology sector. Currency Cloud has landed $18m (around £12m) from investors, including... Read more »

Blog , London , Startup

#Barcelona one of the top destinations to launch your #startup

By at June 29, 2015 | 1:21 pm | 0 Comment

#Barcelona one of the top destinations to launch your #startup

Original post by  Lola Bailey, careeraddict.com According to Rotterdam-based accommodation company Nestpick, London is one of the best cities to launch a startup. The company recently released its list of the best European cities to begin a startup; a short list... Read more »

Barcelona , Blog , Job Fair

15 Fintech Startups To Watch In 2015

By at June 26, 2015 | 11:41 am | 0 Comment

15 Fintech Startups To Watch In 2015

Original post by Ilya Pozin via Forbes Huge institutions, archaic systems and lots of money at stake. These are the conditions that have brought tech entrepreneurs to the wildly exciting and growing arena of financial tech. Fintech companies, as they’ve come to be... Read more »

Blog , London , Startups